On horseback through Asia Minor

On horseback through Asia Minor

by Fred Burnaby
     
 

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CHAPTER III. Radfordâ?”His healthâ?”The farmer's houseâ?”The high elevation â?”My brother will look down the precipicesâ?”The Fratâ?” The sceneryâ?”A caravanâ?”How to pass itâ?”The weatherâ?” Turks in Eginâ?”A coracleâ?”Beautiful fishâ?”Sick soldiersâ?” Twenty-four hours without foodâ?”Eginâ?”The Caimacanâ?” The Cadiâ?”His storyâ?”Danielâ?”Samsonâ?”His riches, his 10,000 wives, all of them fat and lovelyâ?”His treasure- chestsâ?”The lovely daughters of the mountaineersâ?”The officers died ; the Pachas died ; and last of all, Samson died â?”The fate of the Russians. I Was beginning to be a little alarmed about the health of my servant Badford. So far he had not been ill, and had resisted the fatigue of wading through deep snow, of bad sleeping accommodation and indifferent fare. He had complained of a pain in his heart, during our march that morning, and had not been able to walk uphill save at a very slow rate. On arriving at the farmer's house, he had lain down in a corner, and, according to Mohammed, was very ill. I went RADFORD IS POORLY. 23 to him, and, feeling his pulse, found that it intermitted. He was feverish, and complained of a pain in the head. "Would he be able to march the following day?" " He thought he should." I was exceedingly doubtful about it; and, leaving word with Mohammed to call me, should his fellow-servant be taken worse in the night, I lay down by the side of our horses and tried to go to sleep. I myself, for several days past, had experienced considerable difficulty in wading through the snow, but was inclined to believe that this was owing to our elevation above the level of the sea, and that the diminished pressure of air upon my body, combined with the hard work, was the real cause of this weakness. However, the fact remained that the poor fellow was knocked up. It would be ...

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London : S. Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington
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